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Thursday, July 25, 2013
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In most data centers, DCIM rests on a shaky foundation of manual record keeping and scattered documentation. OpManager replaces data center documentation with a single repository for data, QRCodes for asset tracking, accurate 3D mapping of asset locations, and a configuration management database (CMDB). In this webcast, sponsored by ManageEngine, you will see how a real-world datacenter mapping stored in racktables gets imported into OpManager, which then provides a 3D visualization of where assets actually are. You'll also see how the QR Code generator helps you make the link between real assets and the monitoring world, and how the layered CMDB provides a single point of view for all your configuration data.

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IT Maintenance Work: 3 Ways To Get It Done

March 04, 2014 02:03 PM
Winning approval for planned maintenance can be difficult. Showering upper management with information -- and striking a little fear -- can help get the job done.

Huawei Quits U.S. Market

April 23, 2013 09:15 PM
Huawei announced Tuesday it is no longer interested in the U.S. market. The move follows a string of rulings by the U.S. government that stopped Huawei from bidding on both public and private contracts.

Reimagining Cisco: You Aren't a Box Seller

August 20, 2012 12:31 PM
For the duration of its existence, Cisco has been all about selling hardware and adding software that can run on only its hardware. It's time for a change of attitude.

More Throughput, Higher VM Densities Drive 10 GbE Adoption

May 24, 2012 09:52 AM
Enterprises are leveraging 10 Gbps-capable servers with faster processors to bolster data centers that must support more servers, more virtual machines and cloud computing.

Broadcom Enables Programmable 100-GbE Switches

April 25, 2012 09:00 AM
With Internet back-haul switches being asked to handle exponentially more traffic, most service provider and Internet back-haul networks are going to completely skip over the 40 GbE step and go straight to 100 GbE. Broadcom has introduced a new line of switch processors that can be reprogrammed to add new functionality to the switch and support new protocols as they come along.

Next-Gen Networking Drives IT Budgets

March 20, 2012 10:10 AM
Vice President Joe Biden once said, "Don't tell me your values, show me your budget and I'll tell you your values." If the vice president saw the enterprise IT spending budgets, he would rightly conclude that they place an increasingly higher value on their networks as the critical circulation system for all of their IT assets. As demands are placed on networks to handle more video traffic, migrate to 10GbE connectivity, connect mobile and wireless devices, and handle the increase in data traffic brought about by virtualization, companies are investing significantly in their networks in 2012.

Toward More Reliable Wireless With AirMagnet Enterprise 10

February 27, 2012 04:40 PM
If the phone isn't ringing, then your wireless users must not be feeling any pain, right? That can be a dangerous assumption in large, complicated wireless networks. Some issues may not be crystallized enough to raise your clients' ire, but the fact remains that performance is degraded. AirMagnet's latest Enterprise version wants to make hard-to-find problems more obvious even as the WLAN gets ever more complex.

Distribution Management Uses F5 To Solve Virtualization Challenges

February 09, 2012 01:00 PM
Wholesaler Distribution Management is using F5's new VDI support to take advantage of growing mobility and virtualization opportunities while addressing many of the accompanying challenges, including increased infrastructure costs and performance issues.

Is Your Network "Cloud Ready"?

October 17, 2011 09:45 AM
I am as tired of the whole "cloud" blitz as you are. But I can assure you that someone will ask you if your network is cloud-ready at some point this year. It is easy to just say "yes," but is that the truth? What does being cloud-ready mean? That depends. Do you plan on being the cloud, using the cloud or both? Let's leave being the cloud alone for now and talk about using the cloud. Is your network ready to use the cloud? Here are some steps you need to take before you say yes.

Lancope Unveils High-Speed StealthWatch FlowCollector 4000

July 12, 2011 09:55 AM
Lancope, Inc., a leader in flow-based security, network and application performance monitoring, has unveiled the StealthWatch FlowCollector 4000, one of the fastest flow collectors on the market. Highly scalable to meet the needs of any enterprise, the FlowCollector (FC) 4000 increases the maximum monitoring capacity of the StealthWatch System to 3 million flows per second (fps), significantly boosting network visibility, performance and security.

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